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CIR working to get LA veterans better employment services

USC has partnered with key community organizations to build a better employment system in Los Angeles that supports veterans.

Research from the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families (CIR) shows that more than 80 percent of veterans exit the military and move to Los Angeles without a job. This data has helped guide the work of the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative (LAVC), which has spent years planning a more efficient way to capitalize on the expertise, resources and networks of organizations working in the employment field.

Thanks to a grant from […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Collaborative|0 Comments

Leaders work to make California more veteran-friendly

by Claudia Bustamante

More than 200 statewide leaders recently met to discuss how to make California the most veteran-friendly state in the nation.

The “State of the American Veteran in California” conference—held in September at the California Science Center in Los Angeles—was organized by the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work to explore and design actions to address the most pressing issues facing veterans today.

During the two-day conference, leaders from corporate, community and philanthropic foundations built a groundwork for developing new policy, encouraging innovation and supporting collaboration across the […]

By |October 21st, 2016|Community, Events, News|0 Comments